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2014-04-29 12:26:03

DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6lwcm/global) have announced the addition of the "Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6lwcm/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Wood-plastic composites are materials, which hare made up of wood flour or fiber and plastic resins. These composites...

2012-04-19 23:02:28

Reliable Steel Builders has reached a licensing agreement with Phototron Holdings, Inc. to build Phototronic Living Homes–next-generation homes that utilize GigaCrete eco-friendly building materials and Phototron hydroponic equipment for sustainability in construction and healthy living. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 Phototron Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: PHOT) (OTCQB: PHOT) today announced a license deal with Reliable Steel Builders–builder of a wide range of innovative...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building(TM) Products, Inc., (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today it has received a letter of intent to build a newly designed neighborhood "The Cove" in Dana Point, California being offered by Fieldstone Partners California, LLC. ECOB will redesign the existing plans to incorporate Smart Components a cutting edge pre-fabricated/Engineered wall component replacing shear walls for seismic movement in wood framed buildings. Additionally all wood...

2011-06-30 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoBlu Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today it has been awarded a contract to supply Red Shield(TM) coated lumber and trusses for 88 home developments being built by a prominent national homebuilder in Ontario, California. Frame Right Construction was awarded the framing contract with the inclusion of Red Shield lumber and truss package for all 88 homes. These two-story homes range from 1828 to 2054 square feet and the contract...

2011-03-02 04:20:00

PARKERSBURG, W.Va., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Building product manufacturers have come a long way in recent times. Decades ago, wood roofing shingles or wood millwork had a relatively short lifespan due to environmental conditions. In today's marketplace, homeowners can easily locate building products that have lifetime warranties and are constructed to withstand almost anything Mother Nature throws at them. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/NY56869) "Synthetic...

2010-12-08 00:00:42

Chester County, PA's newest green home currently under construction was converted into a hands-on concrete form classroom last week for the benefit of architects, builders, engineers and government officials. West Chester, Pennsylvania (Vocus/PRWEB) December 07, 2010 60 Bragg Hill, is Chester County, Pennsylvania's newest green home currently under construction. The barn-inspired design is being built with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs), a highly efficient, sustainable system that uses...

2010-03-08 12:47:48

Scientists have made synthetic "Ëœsea shells' from a mixture of chalk and polystyrene cups "“ and produced a tough new material that could make our homes and offices more durable. A team of materials scientists and chemists have taken inspiration from sea shells found on the beach to create a composite material from dissimilar "Ëœingredients'. Their technique could be used to make ceramics with high resistance to cracking "“ which could in turn be used in...

2009-10-01 12:05:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. US Foamed Plastics Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0137742/US-Foamed-Plastics-Market.html US demand to reach 8.6 billion pounds in 2013 Demand for foamed plastics in the US is forecast to grow 2.9 percent annually to 8.6 billion pounds in 2013, valued at $27 billion. Rebounds are anticipated after the 1.2 percent annual decline experienced between...

2009-09-02 09:00:00

BEIJING, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports on four hot-selling door products. The classifications of the doors and windows market are very simple, the categories are wood, steel, aluminium, plastic, iron and glass. Today, Himfr.com is prepared to introduce to you the most popular window and door products in the market for you reference. Aluminium alloy doors and...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'